Geoffrey Cohen

Letter to the Zionist Federation and to British Jewry

by | news

We, as British Jews, are here to express our solidarity with the Palestinian people. Over 1,000 Palestinians have been killed recently by the Israeli state, and thousands more displaced, injured and arrested. Israel has killed civilians, destroyed homes and impoverished the Palestinian population. We are here to say: not in our name. We reject the […]

27 July, 2014 | 3 Comments


The Ruby Kid

Revolutionary Jews

by | house of learning

An edited version of talk first given at a shul in Nottingham about red Jews. This presentation is a slightly edited version of one that was delivered at the Nottingham Progressive Jewish Congregation’s “Educational Day”, on 24 November 2013. It was written to be accessible to people without much prior knowledge of the subject, so […]

3 April, 2014 | No Comments


chairmanofthebored

Torah for Trots

by | nonsense/meshugas

In the beginning Lenin created the party.

13 March, 2014 | 2 Comments


Levi Tazir

A Radical Jew in Istanbul

by | house of learning

Dispatches from Constantinople

3 March, 2014 | 1 Comment


Morris Sendbak

Brits on Ice

by | news,nonsense/meshugas

How to really give your child a head start this December

26 November, 2013 | 1 Comment


BaruchTrotsky

They Tried to Kill Us. We Killed Them Instead. Let’s Drink.

by | house of learning

The danger of not getting hammered on Purim

22 February, 2013 | 2 Comments


stamfordhillbilly

An open letter to the Guardian

by | news

Dear Guardian errors or inaccuracies department,

Apologies for being a Jewish person who is anally retentive about Israel/Palestine, and writes into the Guardian about it. I’ve heard you get a lot of those.

19 September, 2012 | 4 Comments


Geoffrey Cohen

CHIEF RABBI – IT COULD BE YOU!

by | news

Candidates need not be Jewish but those who are excessively sporty, attractive or neat at eating risk immediate disqualification…

20 August, 2012 | 6 Comments


Simone de Bagel

Let down by Limmud

by | news,nonsense/meshugas,Uncategorized

Forget celebrity Rabbis, forget controversial politicians, forget the latest techno-Klezma-beat boxing band….

18 June, 2012 | 5 Comments


Serge Katz

WHY IT DOESN’T MATTER WHETHER KEN IS GOOD FOR THE JEWS

by | news

Ken speaks his mind, Jewish London misses the point. Vote for equality.

16 April, 2012 | 14 Comments


Serge Katz

A Statement of Support for Occupy

by | news

Occupy London is in sync with Jewish values and tradition.

30 October, 2011 | 1 Comment


Geoffrey Cohen

¡No Pasaran Cable Street – Party like it’s 1936!

by | news

Lineup announced!

15 September, 2011 | 7 Comments


BaruchTrotsky

If Stalin had at Least Been a Nice Jewish Boy…..

by | news

A surreal posthumous interview with Marx

21 August, 2011 | No Comments


stamfordhillbilly

More Top Quality Reporting by the Jewish Chronicle

by | news

More top quality reporting by the JC last week. After I read their front page headline, “Reform reject chance to choose Chief Rabbi” I was naturally quite surprised when I read the article and couldn’t find anything to substantiate such a hyperbolic headline. I did find Stephen Pack, the new president of the United Synagogue […]

13 August, 2011 | 1 Comment


Simone de Bagel

A New Dating Agency….DJLC

by | news,nonsense/meshugas

A new Jewish dating agency….with a difference!

10 August, 2011 | 4 Comments


stamfordhillbilly

JPR: Hackney Parking Services not taking anti-semitic incidents seriously enough

by | news

The Institute for Jewish Policy Research (the JPR) published a report yesterday claiming that Hackney Parking Services are failing to take anti-Semitic parking related incidents seriously enough. Hackney is home to a large Charedi population predominantly living in the Stamford Hill area. The report highlights the fact that 3 ‘allegedly’ anti-Semitic events took place in […]

31 July, 2011 | 1 Comment


Darth Vader

I’m done with the boycott

by | news

“Maybe I have been a bit of a self-hating Jew recently…”

14 July, 2011 | No Comments


Chopped Troubles

Shmuck Wars

by | news

A graphic illustration

6 July, 2011 | 1 Comment


Geoffrey Cohen

Stephen Pollard – Uncircumcised

by | news,nonsense/meshugas

In a story that has rocked north London, Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard is rumoured to have an uncircumcised penis.

1 July, 2011 | 8 Comments


Simone de Bagel

Semi-Secular Jews

by | news,nonsense/meshugas

Lobster munching, screwing around outside the fold, and semi-secularism….this is what makes real Jewish identity!

17 June, 2011 | 2 Comments